To open the Windows Task Manager the long way
To open the task manager start by clicking the start button. In the box that opens up click the control panel. When the control panel opens double click on the performance information and tools icon. When the performance information and tools window opens click advanced tools on the upper left side of the screen. In the window that opens click open task manager. Click the tabs that you want to work in and perform the tasks that you desire. Then close the window and you are all done. This is the long way to open the task manager but it is good to know.